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We previously reported on a lawsuit filed by the Beloved Church in Lena, Illinois to challenge Governor Pritzker’s executive order that previously restricted places of worship to 10 in-person attendees. The district court had denied injunctive relief, finding that the Governor’s executive order furthered the government’s interest in protecting people from the pandemic and there were alternative methods for worship. The Church appealed to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals which issued an opinion recently affirming the district court but on different grounds. Cassell and Beloved Church v. Snyders. The Court of Appeals noted that much had changed since… Continue Reading Church Denied Injunctive Relief Against Previous COVID Restrictions